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(West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority via AP)FILE - This photo released July 14, 2020, by the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority shows Reta Mays. Mays, a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.V., is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, May 11, 2021, for her guilty plea to intentionally killing seven patients with fatal doses of insulin.   (West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority via AP)

‘Monster’: 7 life sentences for ex-hospital worker in deaths

A former nursing assistant has been sentenced to seven consecutive terms of life in prison for injecting seven elderly veterans with fatal doses of insulin.

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VA data breach also hit 17,000 community care providers, senators say

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Government cyber incidents continue downward trend

In today’s Federal Newscast, the number of cybersecurity incidents across government is down for a second straight year.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about the coronavirus during news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP)

State Department looks to stop corruption thriving because of the pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department offers grant funding for organizations with ideas on stopping corruption connected to the pandemic.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Veterans Affairs lays out reopening plan for facilities

In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.

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